Notable Increases in SIMA's Steel Import Trends by Country and Product
 
Country names are links to corresponding SIMA graphs

Country Product Average monthly quantity December 2016 - February 2017 (metric tons) Average monthly quantity March 2016 - November 2016 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity
INDIA Line Pipe -- C & A 19,775 3,573 453%
WORLD Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S 42,708 8,550 400%
ARGENTINA Oil Country Goods -- C & A 13,651 3,350 307%
TAIWAN Structural Shapes Heavy -- C & A 5,160 1,660 211%
KOREA Oil Country Goods -- C & A 68,432 24,976 174%
CANADA Oil Country Goods -- C & A 7,814 3,002 160%
CANADA Line Pipe -- C & A 6,931 2,824 145%
TURKEY Sheets & Strip Galv Hot Dipped -- C & A 14,354 6,568 119%
WORLD Oil Country Goods -- C & A 169,201 77,503 118%
TURKEY Standard Pipe -- C & A 7,067 3,288 115%
PERU Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A 5,344 2,609 105%
WORLD All Stainless Products 114,111 78,019 46%
WORLD Sheets & Strip-Electrical -- C & A 6,798 4,734 44%
WORLD Steel Piling -- C & A 8,196 5,906 39%

SOURCE: US Department of Commerce, Enforcement and Compliance, SIMA
Table last modified March 7, 2017, with Licensing data collected through February 2017 and
Final Census data compiled through January 2017.
 
A notable change is defined here by a significant increase in the current three
month average quantity over the previous nine months average quantity;
the program examines the largest importers within each product group.
Any increases for which import levels had been reached between March 2015 and February 2016 have been eliminated
 
Steel mill categories are defined by 10-digit HTS codes



Notable Decreases in SIMA's Steel Import Trends by Country and Product
 
Country names are links to corresponding SIMA graphs

Country Product Average monthly quantity December 2016 - February 2017 (metric tons) Average monthly quantity March 2016 - November 2016 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity
KOREA Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A 12,111 65,838 -82%

SOURCE: US Department of Commerce, Enforcement and Compliance, SIMA
Table last modified March 7, 2017, with Licensing data collected through February 2017 and
Final Census data compiled through January 2017.
 
A notable change is defined here by a significant decrease in the current three
month average quantity over the previous nine months average quantity;
the program examines the largest importers within each product group.
Steel mill categories are defined by 10-digit HTS codes